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Charles COX

Regimental number15
Place of birthNorth Carlton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor body builder
Address22 Taylor Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs M Cox, 22 Taylor Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military service21st Signal Troop Army Engineers
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Signal Troop (1st Light Horse Brigade)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Troop
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: "3-4 August 1916"

FateDischarged 23 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Discharged in Cairo, Egypt and then joined the Royal Flying Corp
Other detailsRejoined the RAAF in World War II and was training a student pilot to fly in South Australia when the plane crashed killing both men
Date of death19 March 1940

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